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A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers led by Representative John Joyce (R., Pa.) sent a letter to Governor Tom Wolf Thursday urging him to dispatch the commonwealth’s National Guard units to help address the overwhelming influx of asylum seekers arriving at the southern border.
U.S. dairy groups today commended the bipartisan efforts of 68 members of Congress who encouraged the U.S. Trade Representative to eliminate Canada’s tariffs on U.S. dairy exports and its protectionist pricing policies during the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations.
After a decade of disappointment, officials have new hope that Lancaster and York counties will soon become the nation’s 50th National Heritage Area.
“You are all fortunate to be in a school district like Ephrata,” said U.S. Congressman Lloyd Smucker to the gymnasium full of students at Ephrata Intermediate School Tuesday morning.
When I took office in January 2017, I committed myself to representing you and your families so the policies enacted in Washington work for our community.
Our public square is wrought with divisiveness and hyperbole. Many of the issues before the 115th Congress have bipartisan areas of agreement, like health care, immigration and infrastructure improvements. Unfortunately, radical political actors on both sides and an all-too-complicit media polarize these issues, derailing efforts to provide progress for the American people.
In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Higher Education Act — a pillar of his domestic agenda intended to “strengthen the educational resources of our colleges and universities and to provide financial assistance for students in postsecondary and higher education.”
Eleven House Republicans dubbing themselves the Rural Relief group plan to introduce a package of five bills Tuesday to address worsening economic and social woes in small-town America.
When Lititz-based North Star Initiative opens its doors in a few weeks, it will become the first program in Lancaster County — and perhaps all of central Pennsylvania — to house and “restore” the lives of women abused in sex-trafficking.
The problem, while perhaps underestimated by the general public, is prevalent in the community, advocates and law enforcement officials say.